Trip reference number: HPSS

Trip Operator: Nijhoom Tours

Sundarbans Safari (8 Days)

From: £669.64**

Visit two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Bangladesh – Sundarbans and Bagerhat, including an overnight journey on a traditional ferry to Barisal/Hularhat, and experiencing the life and sights at Old Dhaka. Sundarbans is the largest mangrove forest on earth, home of Bengal tigers and many birds and wildlife. Bagerhat is a lost Muslim city from the 15th century full of astonishing mosques. Best tour to experience Bangladesh in the shortest possible time.

On this tour, after visiting Dhaka city the whole day, you’ll board a traditional ferry in the evening for an overnight journey to Barisal/Hularhat. The next day you’ll visit the numerous mosques of Bagerhat, and the Kodla Moth – a 17th-century Hindu temple decorated with beautiful terracotta. After that, you’ll spend full three days on Sundarbans and return to Dhaka on a train for your departure the next day. If you have an evening flight, the cost for the last night’s accommodation will be deducted.

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Tour Itinerary

Day-1: Arrival in Dhaka

Pick-up from Dhaka airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight at Dhaka (Hotel Civic Inn)

Day-2: Old Dhaka and Ferry

Visit key attractions of New and Old Dhaka the whole day, board a traditional Bangladeshi ferry in the evening for Barisal/Hularhat. Overnight on the ferry (Sleeping Cabin).

Day-3: UNESCO World Heritage City Bagerhat

Visit the beautiful mosques at the 15th-century Mosque City of Bagerhat, transfer to Khulna in the evening. Overnight at Khulna (Hotel City Inn).

Day-4-6: Sundarbans Mangrove Forest

Full three days excursion to Sundarbans, the largest mangrove forest on earth, and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Stay on our house-boat anchoring in remote places deep inside the forest each night. Explore the narrow creeks and canals on a wooden rowing boat quietly early morning and evening each day in search of a Bengal tiger and other wildlife and birds, trek inside the forest, watch wildlife from an observation tower in the evening. Transfer to Khulna on the 3rd day evening. Overnight at Sundarbans and Khulna (Our House-Boat and Hotel City Inn).

Day-7: Khulna - Dhaka by Train

Depart for Dhaka in the morning train, arrive in the evening. Overnight at Dhaka (Hotel Civic Inn).

Day-8: Departure

Transfer to airport for departure according to your flight, say goodbye. End of the tour.

$50 Early-Booking Discount for the first two to join any scheduled tour together six months in advance.

Check out a more detailed itinerary, useful notes, and the updated departure dates on our website. We have at least 2 departures of this tour each month from September to May.

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This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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